TRIUMPH OF SPIRIT IN LOVE, NATURE & ART

The Cycle of Life

Youth unfolding


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in the bright sunlight

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 blossoming in shade

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‘tainted’ by age

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becoming fragile

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the delicacy of death

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From an old Dahlia series, attempting  to show the robust beauty of new life as it grows older,  finally reaching the unsung beauty of death.

11 responses

  1. But beauty it still is

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    July 8, 2014 at 12:57 PM

    • Yes, I agree, beauty in old age. Thanks for visiting!

      On Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 12:57 PM, MOONSIDE wrote:

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      July 8, 2014 at 12:58 PM

    • Yes, I agree.

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      July 9, 2014 at 10:06 PM

  2. I’m at stage 4. o_O

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    July 8, 2014 at 1:09 PM

  3. Splendid post,nature is an amazing mystery.Regards.Jalal

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    July 8, 2014 at 1:09 PM

    • Thank you so much, Jalal!! Yes, an amazing mystery! Best wishes, Ellen

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      July 9, 2014 at 10:05 PM

  4. It paints a pretty picture, then Time takes the reigns of transformation
    and muddles everything up, so much so that drooping becomes fashionable.

    Good series, Ellen! 🙂 “Tuesday afternoon…”

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    July 8, 2014 at 8:03 PM

    • Thank you so much, Uncle Tree. Actually I like the changes time makes– at least with flowers. Have a good evening, Ellen

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      July 8, 2014 at 8:06 PM

  5. Beautiful!

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    July 9, 2014 at 1:04 AM

    • Thank you very much, Kitt!

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      July 9, 2014 at 12:34 PM

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